Argentina U23 team Announced for the pre-Olympics 2024


Argentina Under-23 coach Javier Mascherano has named his squad for this month ahead of the Olympics and there are no players from Europe.

Javier Mascherano has named his 23-man squad for the tournament, which starts on January 20 in Venezuela. Mascherano will not be able to count on players operating in Europe as they have not been released by their clubs.

World Cup winner Thiago Almada has been called up and will wear the number 10 shirt. Valentin Barco, who is set to sign for Brighton, is also called up, while Federico Redondo will also do so.

Mascherano’s team is in Group B with Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay and Peru. Argentina will play first against Paraguay on January 21, and the second game will be against Peru on January 24.

On January 27, they have two games in the group, but Argentina will not play. They will face Chile on January 30 and their final game will be on February 2 against Uruguay. Here are the players Javier Mascherano called up to the squad:

Leandro Brey
Marco Di Cesare
Valentin Barco
Joaquin Garcia
Federico Redondo
Nicolas Valentini
Pablo Solari
Cristian Medina
Luciano Gondou
Thiago Almada
Claudio Echeverri
Fabricio Iacovich
Juan Sforza
Aaron Quiros
Gonzalo Lujan
Baltasar Rodriguez
Francisco Gonzalez
Santiago Castro
Julian Malatini
Juan Nardoni
Ezequiel Fernandez
Lucas Esquivel
Rocco Rios Novo

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